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-daughter laura wilcox, a college sophomore, was murdered by while she was working over christmas break at a mental health clinic in nevada county, california. >> at about 11:30 a client at the clinic came in and shot laura four times at point black range through the glass. >> what we know now after the fact is he had late onset paranoid schizophrenia. >> reporter: laura's murderer, scott thorp, killed two others, and then went home and took a nap. he was eventually sentenced to a locked mental hospital for life. >> we felt that laura's death was a result of a failed mental health system. we wanted to help prevent people from being so mentally ill that they would commit a violent act. >> reporter: helen thomson, a former psychiatric nurse, was a california legislator at the time, working on a law to get treatment and social services like housing for reluctant and sometimes dangerous mentally ill individuals. people who were not covered by existing laws. >> they were resistant. they didn't want to go to the clinic, or they didn't want to take their medicine or they just simply weren't wi
explica como laura larrea logró graduarse de artes mraicts y convertirse en un ejemplo. . >>> tiene 25 años y nació asadora y sabe que nada le queda grande en su vida. con una tenacidad a toda prueba. queso terminar la secundaria y ser artista platica una profesión que en este país no tiene supra educación toros para sordomudos y en colombia, solo ella se ha graduado profesionalmente gracias a que lee los labios. >>> nunca tuve una intérprete en la universidad 4 años y medio que estuve sola esforzándome por símbolos e imágenes. es sencillo, vivaz con una mirada que atrapa y manos que no se detienen las palabras que no expresa, parecen escapar entre sus gestos. . >>> somos personas, completas, capaces. >>> y que estamos bien físicamente y somos ser seres humanos con los mismos derechos que las demás personas y las mismas capacidades. >>> laura dice que con sentir el palpitar su corazón no necesita oír. sabe, que haber estudiado artes es una herramienta más . >>> es muy útil para nosotros como personas sordas porque nuestros conceptos e ideas. podemos darlas a conocer por
book critics circle winner laura and robert. and, finally, dave eggers. and stephen king, recipient of the national book foundation's medal for distinguished contributions to american letters. please join me in recognizing these great american writers. [applause] i would like to thank our financial supporters without him we could not bring you the awards, or our programs. again, i will ask you to hold your applause until i read the list. premier sponsors, barnes & noble, thanks guys, random house, the ford foundation, leadership sponsors, clinton meyer book publishing papers, a division of central national, coral graphics, penguin, and sponsors amazon, google, harper collins, stephen king, and deborah wiley, thank you. [applause] now for something special. i'd like to acknowledge in our audience the winners of our fourth annual innovation and reading prize funded by the lavender foundation. if you are worried about the next generation of book lovers, just listen to this list and again hold your applause until i'm finished. we have with us tonight 15 year old lily-white from coral ga
. murase? >> yes. >> miss norton. >> mr. yee. >> seven ayes. >> i would like to bring up laura, who is going to be traveling to bangladesh and is the project coordinator on this and also amy, who is here based here in san francisco. and i would also like to ask the students to come up and join them. they have four days before they leave for bangladesh. they leave saturday morning to washington, d.c. to meet their other colleagues, 30 other students out of the 120 that applied. and they will go from d.c. to -- you guys are flying into -- to dubai and from dubai into dhaka. and they will spend four weeks in bangladesh, two weeks with a host family. a week in the man groves in the forest on a boat and a week doing service learning. congratulations. dana, or laura, if you would like to come up and say a little something. >> hi. i am the international program manager at world savvy. i was introduced to this organization because my roommate several years ago pulled me out of bed on a saturday at 7:00 a.m. and when i got there i was amazed at what i found. it was excitement on young p
cliff, so note to the government. it does matter. >> yeah, but that's, as you say, part of it. laura, what else is going on? it just felt like we were going into a lackluster season here. what happened? >> i mean, there's been some discussion about weather trends as well, but whether or not we go over the fiscal cliff, consumers think next year we'll see higher taxes and lower entitlements. the only place in our space where we see a very significant fiscal cliff hit is aspirational customer, so the step-up customer into low-end tiffany's jewelry, for example, we just don't think they showed up this year. >> even if people, stacy, are going to be hit by higher taxes next year, at least some people are going to be hit by higher taxes next year, a lot of this is psychological, isn't it. you turn on the tv and you're feeling spooked, right? and once we have a deal or resolution, uncertainty taken away, will people unleash their spending? will this be unlocked? >> i think at the high end, yes, there will be some relief, and, you know, to laura's point, we were in tiffany over the weekend,
got a little master's degree. and then laura bush, do i believe has a librarian thing. masters. both got it wrong. very good start. here is question number two. marilyn monroe, no advanced degree often played a ditsy blonde felt critic for acting skills. though she was nominated for a winner she did win a golden globe for her role in what film? golden globe, marilyn monroe what film? >> terribly sorry. >> sweet sue, you won't tell anybody, will you. >> >> bill: doocy got it right. no surprise there very good film. >> steve: those were men dressed as women. >> bill: really, doocy? >> nothing gets by him. >> they are flamboyant men. >> bill: no end to your dedetective capability. >> bill: i think i have a crick right here. number three. margaret thatcher film. >> we will stand on principle or we will not stand at all. >> but, margaret with all due respect, when one has been to war. >> i have done battle. every single day of my life. >> bill: iron lady is her nickname. mrs. thatcher also known by another title conferred on her in 1992 what is it? answer is b, baroness very good, maccall
have an intent and a purpose behind them. tavis: why am i blanking on the word what laura does is called? >> illustrator. tavis: illustrator. i had a brain fart. >> no. you know what you were thinking about? tavis: oh, come on, come on. anyway -- >> am i right? tavis: that was jay leno with that blue dress you had on. >> oh, please. tavis: that wasn't me. >> oh, come on. tavis: by the way, why do i get all black and jay got like blue and flowing? >> i wore something very -- tavis: it's very nice. i mean, you're always hot, you're always hot, but jay -- >> i didn't come here to -- i know, i'm wearing a -- tavis: you didn't answer my question. why did jay get all this and i get this? what's up with that? >> because this is a serious conversation and that is -- tavis: send this tape to jay. i do serious conversations. >> well, you do. tavis: yeah. >> and you know what? something tells me he'd love to be sitting in your seat. no, i'm serious. tavis: he makes a lot more cash, a whole lot of cash. >> it's so not about the cash, though. tavis: oh, yes, it is. >> no, it's not. tavis: o
the media and laura who kept us moving today and financial support. if you read about the justice department in the paper you know we can't pay for anything. when people come to my office quite literally i can't give them coffee. people think the government is high flying and i am here to tell you it's not true. there was support for this event and we couldn't be more grateful to the people that made this possible and the rosenberg foundation and they are here, the san francisco foundation and dr. sander herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opportunity and success and planning for action around the bay. our moderator is jill tucker an education reporter at the san francisco kron cell. i told jill it's hard to find bios online for reporters. they can stay out of google. she's award winning reporter and covered
of comments. laura cooper wrote in saying the elves did it. julie bruce, this will not keep me from eating candy canes. barbara saying, mom, a little help here. kristin hutchinson, if rudolph can do it, so can i. and cheryl hue et, you light up my life, please keep your captions coming and i do need some photos to use for later this week, so e-mail yours to pix@wmar pix@wmar.com. megan and charley, over to you. >> thanks, lauren. >>> a woman in santa fe, new mexico is proving her love for santa claus with a jaw-dropping collection. two inflatable santas are the only decorations outside jerry gonzalez' home. but take a step inside, all you're going to see is jolly old st. nick. gonzalez got her first santa claus as a gift from her father when she was just 10 years old. so in the past 20 years with the help of her husband, gonzalez' collection has multiplied. she has more than 1500 santa clauses. >> he represents the giving spirit of christmas for me. everything he does represents happiness and giving and just being with family, being with friends and that's what christmas is to meat santa
in america. hollywood screen writer john ramano who wrote the lincoln laura former professor of english at columbia and novelist salman rushdie. he is also a life-long dickens' enthusiast. i am pleased to have all these of guests here and to talk about charles dickens on this 200th anniversary. i begin with you. why dickens? what is it about dickens that makes him continue to... >> for me one of the things was reading dickens before i ever came to the west was that these cities that dickens describes, these great rotting metropolis of dickens felt like the city outside my window. if you grow up in a city like bomb bay or dehli he feels exactly like london. it has exactly that characteristic of corruption and filth and then these huge larger than life characters that populate it. >> in the united statesçó dickes is taken as an american writer. maybe every country has its way of adopting ding ens as a native son. that is curious about dickens because he had such a vehiclessed and painful relationship with the united states but i think great expectation is the ninth most frequently assig
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